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JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact email@example.com. August 16, 1912 1348 GUATEMALA. Quarantine Restrictions Against Cuba and Porto Rico on Account of Plague. Palace of the Executive Power, Guatemala, July 22, 1912. As the reports received by the Government have been confirmed that bubonic plague has appeared in Habana and Porto Rico, therefore the constitutional president of the Republic decrees: That the most rigorous quarantine be established for ships arriving from the islands of Cuba and Porto Rico. The authorities of the Atlantic ports of Guatemala shall put into operation to this end all the regulations prescribed by the C6digo Organico del Servicio de Salubridad Publica (Organic Statutes re. Public Health). Let this be communicated. Estrada C. J. Ed. Giron, The Secretary of State in the Office of Public Instruction, in charge of the office of Government and Justice. Quarantine Restrictions Against Panama and Ecuador on Account of Yellow Fever. Palace of the Executive Power, Guatemala, July 22, 1912. In view of the official reports received from Panama and Guaya- quil, the constitutional president of the Republic decrees: To consider arrivals from the Republics of Panama and Ecuador under suspicion of yellow fever. In view of this the authorities in the ports of Guatemala will establish the appropriate quarantine of the ships arriving from the said countries, to this effect observing the regulations prescribed by the C6digo Organico de Salubridad Publica (Organic Statutes re. Public Health). Let this be communicated. Estrada C. J. Ed. Giron, The Secretary of State in the Office of Public Instruction, in charge of the Office of Government and Justice. HAWAII. Examination of Rodents for Plague Infection. During the week ended July 13, 1912, 627 rats and mongoose Were examined at Hilo and 1,649 at Honokaa. No plague infection was found. The last case of human plague occurred at Honokaa March 15, 1912. The last plague-infected rat was found between Honokaa and Kapulena April 24, 1912. INDIA. Calcutta— Cnolera— Plague— Smallpox. Acting Asst. Surg. Allan reports cholera, plague, and smallpox as follows : During the week ended June 15, 1912, 26 deaths from cholera, 27 from plague, and 4 from smallpox were reported at Calcutta; in 1349 August 16, 1912 all Bengal there were reported 18 cases of plague and 27 deaths from plague; in all India 814 cases of plague, with 679 deaths. During the week ended June 22, 1912, 33 deaths from cholera, 36 from plague, and 2 from smallpox were reported at Calcutta; in all Bengal 20 cases of plague and 38 deaths from the same disease; in all India 496 cases of plague, with 480 deaths. ITALY. Examination of Emigrants. Surg. Geddings, at Naples, reports: Vessels inspected at Naples, Messina, and Palermo, week ended July W, 191t. NAPLES. Date. Name of ship. July 17 17 18 20 San Guglielmo. America Pannonia San Guglielmo. Total Destination. New York. . . Philadelphia. New York. . . do Steerage passengers inspected and passed. 2,255 Pieces of inspected and passed. 235 120 355 Pieces of baggage disinfected. 2,450 890 3,340 MESSINA. July 17 Pannmiia 18 do 386 87 Total 386 87 PALERMO. July 14 Athinai 19 San Guglielmo do 444 600 Total 444 600 400 JAMAICA. Quarantine Against Arrivals from Cuba. Consul Dreher at Port Antonio reports, July 22, that the quarantine regulations put in force against arrivals from Porto Rico nave been extended to apply to vessels coming from Cuba. JAPAN. Kelung— Epidemic Cholera. The American consul at Kelung, Formosa, reported June 27 the presence of an epidemic of cholera at that port. MEXICO. Tuxpam— Fumigation of Vessels. Acting Asst. Surg. J. L. Cell is now on duty in the office of the Ameri- can consul at Tuxpam, Mexico, for the purpose of fumigating vessels prior to departure from that place for United States ports. Yellow Fever at San Juan Bautlsta. The American consul at Frontera reports, August 9, the occurrence of 7 cases of yellow fever at San Juan Bautista, capital of the 'State of Tabasco, since July 27.